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Manufacturer secures space for $8M expansion

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester-based Curtis Industries has signed a 163,000 square-foot lease that will serve as the jumping-off point for an $8 million expansion for the manufacturer.

Merger enhances Canada's role in Mass. energy puzzle


Houston-based Spectra Energy, which is pushing a controversial pipeline project in Massachusetts, expects to merge with a Canadian company, to create "the largest energy infrastructure company in...

Chinese biotech opens U.S. subsidiaries in Natick

Sam Bonacci |

What is touted as the largest Chinese biotech company opened the doors of its first U.S. subsidiaries over the weekend in Natick as company officials seek to enter the U.S. market.

Worcester exports up $1.1B over six years

Sam Bonacci |

Exports from the Worcester Metropolitan area are up more than 54 percent since 2009, according to the latest report from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Sunovion plans $624M Canadian acquisition

Marlborough drugmaker Sunovion Pharmaceuticals has agreed to acquire Toronto-based Cynapsus Therapeutics for $624 million sometime in the fourth quarter.

International border seen as impediment to energy solutions


As part of a push for a regional energy transmission system, the premier of Nova Scotia on Monday urged Gov. Charlie Baker to "erase the border" between his province and Massachusetts.

Canadian consul general to visit Worcester

Laura Finaldi |

David Alward, the consul general of Canada to New England, is scheduled to visit Worcester on Thursday to explore business opportunities between Canada and Central Massachusetts through two site...

TJX earnings hit $562M on growing consumer traffic

Stephanie Meagher |

As other retailers continue to pull back from brick-and-mortar locations, TJX is reporting continued growth in-store traffic that resulted in $562 million in earnings in the second quarter of the...

Worcester's Curtis hires Canadian country manager

Sam Bonacci |

A Worcester company specializing in enclosures for small recreational and work vehicles announced a new position of Country Manager for Canada as the company looks to expand in the country.

Oxford Immunotec posts 34% revenue gain

Sam Bonacci |

Oxford Immunotec posted a 34-percent gain in revenue for the second quarter and has adjusted up its guidance for the full year to up to $84.5 million in revenue.

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